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POV42: Region, Division and Type of Residence -- Poverty Status for People in Families by Family Structure: 2009

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2010 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Numbers in thousands)

  People in families (total) (10) People in married-couple families (11) People in families with a male householder, no wife present People in families with a female householder, no husband present
All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6)

White A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
202,498 49,814 24.6 160,963 30,035 18.7 12,118 4,233 34.9 29,417 15,546 52.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
167,439 39,608 23.7 132,900 23,845 17.9 10,170 3,426 33.7 24,369 12,338 50.6
      Inside principal cities 53,826 16,659 31.0 39,962 9,463 23.7 3,830 1,458 38.1 10,034 5,738 57.2
      Outside principal cities 113,613 22,949 20.2 92,938 14,381 15.5 6,340 1,968 31.0 14,335 6,600 46.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 35,059 10,206 29.1 28,063 6,191 22.1 1,948 807 41.4 5,048 3,208 63.6

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
36,223 6,924 19.1 28,579 3,681 12.9 2,162 618 28.6 5,482 2,625 47.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 31,829 5,981 18.8 25,018 3,124 12.5 1,914 527 27.6 4,898 2,330 47.6
      Inside principal cities 7,308 2,348 32.1 5,014 1,074 21.4 583 200 34.2 1,711 1,075 62.8
      Outside principal cities 24,521 3,633 14.8 20,004 2,049 10.2 1,330 328 24.6 3,187 1,255 39.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,394 943 21.5 3,561 557 15.7 249 91 36.5 584 295 50.5
Midwest 46,342 9,953 21.5 37,388 5,690 15.2 2,783 1,033 37.1 6,171 3,230 52.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,176 6,807 19.9 27,545 3,836 13.9 2,141 772 36.0 4,490 2,200 49.0
      Inside principal cities 9,520 2,644 27.8 7,062 1,346 19.1 747 324 43.4 1,711 974 56.9
      Outside principal cities 24,656 4,164 16.9 20,483 2,490 12.2 1,394 448 32.1 2,778 1,225 44.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12,167 3,146 25.9 9,843 1,854 18.8 642 261 40.7 1,682 1,031 61.3
South 71,786 19,470 27.1 57,424 12,137 21.1 3,975 1,439 36.2 10,387 5,894 56.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 58,065 14,854 25.6 46,601 9,284 19.9 3,152 1,082 34.3 8,312 4,488 54.0
      Inside principal cities 18,653 5,806 31.1 14,255 3,427 24.0 1,134 421 37.2 3,264 1,958 60.0
      Outside principal cities 39,412 9,048 23.0 32,346 5,857 18.1 2,018 660 32.7 5,047 2,530 50.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,721 4,616 33.6 10,823 2,853 26.4 823 357 43.3 2,075 1,406 67.8
West 48,146 13,466 28.0 37,572 8,527 22.7 3,198 1,143 35.7 7,376 3,796 51.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 43,369 11,966 27.6 33,736 7,601 22.5 2,963 1,045 35.3 6,669 3,320 49.8
      Inside principal cities 18,344 5,861 32.0 13,631 3,617 26.5 1,365 513 37.6 3,347 1,731 51.7
      Outside principal cities 25,025 6,105 24.4 20,105 3,984 19.8 1,598 532 33.3 3,322 1,589 47.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,777 1,500 31.4 3,836 926 24.1 235 98 41.8 707 476 67.4

Division (31)
 
New England
10,211 1,641 16.1 8,177 824 10.1 597 164 27.5 1,438 653 45.4
Middle Atlantic 26,012 5,283 20.3 20,401 2,857 14.0 1,566 454 29.0 4,045 1,973 48.8
East North Central 31,724 6,959 21.9 25,335 3,948 15.6 2,067 758 36.7 4,322 2,254 52.1
West North Central 14,618 2,994 20.5 12,053 1,742 14.5 716 275 38.4 1,849 977 52.8
South Atlantic 35,542 8,181 23.0 29,028 5,236 18.0 1,900 660 34.7 4,614 2,285 49.5
East South Central 11,708 3,440 29.4 9,398 2,121 22.6 595 227 38.2 1,715 1,092 63.6
West South Central 24,536 7,849 32.0 18,999 4,780 25.2 1,480 552 37.3 4,057 2,518 62.0
Mountain 16,127 4,273 26.5 12,794 2,614 20.4 885 304 34.3 2,448 1,356 55.4
Pacific 32,019 9,193 28.7 24,778 5,913 23.9 2,313 840 36.3 4,928 2,440 49.5

Poverty Footnotes

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